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Yellow-billed Loon in Russia: Photo by Lisle Gwynn

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Russia! As the largest country in the world, Russia spans a wide range of ecosystems, from the frozen tundras of the Arctic north to the temperate forests of the west, and from the vast steppes of Siberia to the rugged mountains of the south. This incredible variety of landscapes supports a diverse array of bird species, making Russia a captivating destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that showcase the avian wonders of Russia. From the majestic flight of the Siberian Crane over wetlands to the colorful feathers of the Eurasian Bullfinch in the woodlands, Russia’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing seabirds along the Pacific coast or exploring the pristine reserves of Lake Baikal, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Russian birds.